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Can Cities Adjust to a Retreating Coastline? - New York Times

Thu, 08/22/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob quoted on urban planning around climate change and rising seas.

Study Links Disposal Well to Ohio Tremors - Youngstown Vindicator

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 08:02
A new study led by Lamont-Doherty seismologist Won-Young Kim links an underground disposal well for waste fracking fluid in Youngstown, Ohio, to more than a hundred small earthquakes that occurred through 2011.

Digitizing Earth: Developing a Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences - Earth magazine

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Kerstin Lehnert explains how the curating and sharing of digitized data can lead to new discoveries in the earth sciences.

Scientists Study Health of Piermont Marsh Pre-Dredging - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Robert Newton samples sediments at Piermont Marsh to get a snapshot of its health before the new Tappan Zee Bridge is built.

Headstone for an Apocalypse - New York Times

Sat, 08/17/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen offers a tour of the Palisades, where remnants of massive volcanic eruptions 200 million years ago are visible.

Rising Seas - National Geographic

Fri, 08/16/2013 - 11:00
As the planet warms, the sea rises. Coastlines flood. What will we protect? What will we abandon? How will we face the danger of rising seas? Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob weighs in.

New Environmental Institute at Jamaica Bay - Queens Chronicle

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 10:07
CUNY will operate the institute with help from other institutions: Lamont-Doherty, the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York Sea Grant, Rutgers University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Stony Brook University and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Rescuing Data from the Dark - Earth Magazine

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 11:00
Kerstin Lehnert, director of Integrated Earth Data Applications, comments on the need to make data available for future use.

The Sociology of Sandy: Why New York Was So Vulnerable - Live Science

Sat, 08/10/2013 - 11:00
Superstorm Sandy demonstrated that New York was unprepared both physically and sociologically for extreme weather threats due to climate change. Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments.

How to Make a Great Ice Age, Again and Again and Again - Science

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:00
More coverage of Maureen Raymo's study in Nature.

China's Pollution Fight - Xinhua TV

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty geochemists Steven Chillrud and Beizhan Yan discuss air-quality in China where they have been doing research (see segment at 8:10).

Buried in Muck, Clues to Future NYC Drought - Mother Jones

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:00
Outside New York, Lamont-Doherty scientist Dorothy Peteet thinks muddy marshes hold the secrets of future climate change.

Ice Ages: Why North America Is Key to Their Coming and Going - Christian Science Monitor

Wed, 08/07/2013 - 11:00
Scientists have long tried to figure out what causes the ebb and flow of ice ages. New data suggests a novel explanation for why the mile-thick blankets of ice retreat so quickly: They become too heavy, as Lamont's Maureen Raymo explains.

Montreal Protocol Is a Rare Gift That Keeps Giving - Motherboard

Mon, 08/05/2013 - 11:00
Coverage of Journal of Climate study by former Lamont graduate student Yutian Wu, Richard Seager and Lorenzo Polvani.

Greenhouse Gas May Find Home Underground - (Bergen, NJ) Record

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 12:42
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen comments on a $13 million study of the Newark Basin's carbon-storage potential funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

IcePod Flies High in Arctic Test - Poughkeepsie Journal

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 12:28
More coverage on the Lamont IcePod team's work in Greenland from the Poughkeepsie Journal's John Ferro.

Is Fracking in New Jersey's Future? - (Bergen, NJ) Record

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 11:36
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen comments on the Newark Basin's potential natural gas reserves.

How a Fickle Climate Made Us Human - Science

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal comments on ongoing research linking Africa's changing climate to human evolution.

Out of the Kenyan Mud, an Ancient Climate Record - Science

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal discusses research linking climate change in East Africa to human evolution.

Magma Can Take 'Highway from Hell' to Fuel Volcanic Eruptions - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 08/01/2013 - 12:48
Coverage of study in Nature by Lamont's Philipp Ruprecht and Terry Plank.